Tour Reunion: January 25 & 26, 2019

We'll be gathering together in Edmonds, WA, January 25 & 26, 2019, for the Rick Steves' Europe "Class of 2018" Tour Reunion, with hundreds of tour members and guides reconnecting with friends and celebrating travel. If you traveled with us on a tour in 2018, you're invited to join us for this fun-filled weekend. It's all free but space is limited — so sign up soon.

Reunion Parties

Friday, January 25 & Saturday, January 26
Join Rick, your guides, and tour buddies for two days of reunion parties and flat-out fun! Snack food and beverages will be provided. You'll have plenty of time to reconnect over scrapbooks, snacks, and drinks. (Registration required.)

Welcome Reception

Friday, January 25
All 2018 tour alums are invited to kick off their reunion weekend at Rick's Welcome Reception. To accommodate everyone there are two identical receptions (early from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., and late from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.). Rick will share his favorite stories about Italy, Ireland, Scotland, France, Spain, and Greece, and light snacks and beverages will be served at both sessions. (Registration required.)

Test Drive a Tour Guide™

Saturday, January 26
On Saturday, you'll have the opportunity to learn more about our 2019 tour itineraries at the day's "Test Drive a Tour Guide" slideshow presentations. Plus Rick will present his "An Irreverent History of Rick Steves' Europe" on Saturday evening. (Registration required.)

Tour Q&A

Saturday, January 26
Our guides and tour staff will be available all day to answer your questions about 2019 tours at our Tour Information Center located in the lobby of the Edmonds Center for the Arts. (No registration required.)

Make It a Weekend!

Just 14 miles north of downtown Seattle, the charming waterfront town of Edmonds is a great place for a weekend stay.. See below for hotel suggestions.

Sleeping in or near Edmonds

Please contact the establishment for additional information and to make reservations.

In Edmonds, within walking distance of the Rick Steves Travel Center

The Dayton Guesthouse — one private apartment at 522 Dayton Street, 425-778-3611

Edmonds Best Western Harbor Inn — full-service hotel at 130 W. Dayton Street, 425-771-5021, 800-441-8033

In or near Edmonds, within a short drive of the Rick Steves Travel Center

Days Inn (Shoreline) — full-service hotel located four miles from the Travel Center at 19527 Aurora Avenue N, Shoreline, 206-542-6300

Best Western Alderwood (Lynnwood) — full-service hotel located five miles from the Travel Center at 9332 36th Ave W, Lynnwood, 866-925-8648

Courtyard by Marriott (Lynnwood)  full-service hotel located five miles from the Travel Center at 4220 Alderwood Mall Blvd, Lynnwood, 855-239-9399

Embassy Suites (Lynnwood) — full-service hotel with two-room suites, hot breakfasts cooked to order, fitness center, indoor pool, dogs allowed (one per room), located five miles from the Travel Center at 20610 44th Avenue, Lynnwood, 425-775-2500

Extended Stay America (Lynnwood) — full-service hotel located five miles from the Travel Center at 3021 196th St SW, Lynnwood, 800-658-6760

Holiday Inn (Lynnwood) — full-service hotel with full hot breakfast, fitness center, and indoor pool, located five miles from the Travel Center at 2515 196th Street SW, Lynnwood, 425-672-1234

Homewood Suites by Hilton (Lynnwood) — full-service hotel with full hot breakfast, fitness center, and indoor pool, located seven miles from the Travel Center at 18123 Alderwood Mall Parkway, Lynnwood, 425-670-8943

La Quinta Inn (Lynnwood) — full-service, pet-friendly hotel located five miles from the Travel Center at 4300 Alderwood Mall Boulevard, Lynnwood, 425-775-7447

Private Rental in Edmonds — one private, queen-size bedroom with bathroom, and private deck with view plus garage, just over one mile from the Travel Center at 1036 Eighth Avenue S, Edmonds, 425-775-4013, cell: 206-227-9086

Residence Inn (Lynnwood) — full-service hotel with outdoor pool and hot breakfast buffet, located seven miles from the Travel Center at 18200 Alderwood Mall Parkway, Lynnwood, 425-771-1100

Travelodge (Edmonds)— full-service, pet-friendly hotel located four miles from the Travel Center at 23825 Highway 99, Edmonds, 425-771-8008

Willow Springs Retreat (Edmonds) — private two-bedroom apartment with access to a sauna and hot tub, less than a mile from Travel Center, 425-418-0763